Cruise inventory

Emerald 77/EM/06 Leg 2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameEmerald
Cruise identifier77/EM/06 Leg 2
Cruise period1977-08-23 — 1977-09-02
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnPeterhead, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesPart of CSNU regional sampling prog. Shallow sampling of Scottish continental shelf.

Vibrocoring, gravity coring, grabbing and dredging in Forties SE.
Chief scientistDaniel Evans (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Cruise reportEmerald 77/EM/06 Leg 2 cruise report emerald06_77_leg2.pdf — access key 'C' (1.65 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificScottish continental shelf north and east of Scotland: Forties, Peterhead, East Shetlands Area and East Orkney. Samples taken between 55 and 61 N, and 5 W and 2 E.
Track chartsEmerald 77/EM/06 Leg 2 cruise track — trk2134.html
Measurements 
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeDescription: sampling
Core - soft bottomDescription: sampling
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of stations = 16
Description: electric vibrocorer
Gravity measurements